Medday Thursday

Medday Thursday: A Healthy Workplace

How healthy is your workplace? In this Medday Thursday segment KOAM's Michael Hayslip sits down with Freeman Business Development Account Manager Rikki Smith to find out more about a program that's teaching employers how to address health conditions at work.

Medday Thursday: SAVI Scout

SAVI Scout -- a teeny tiny wireless localization device for breast cancer patients is now available at Mercy Joplin. Dr. Kenneth Watts joins KOAM's Tawnya Bach this Medday Thursday to explain how the high-tech wireless technology allows patients to go about their normal routine and schedule surgery at their convenience. 

Medday Thursday: Early Lung Cancer Detection

Find out how low-dose CT scans are helping to improve the outcome for the number one cancer-killer in the United States! In this Medday Thursday segment KOAM's Michael Hayslip sits down with Catrina Gilstrap from Mercy's Oncology Department to find out the latest on early detection for lung cancer.

Medday Thursday: Spring Allergies

Spring is almost here... and that means more runny noses and itchy, watery eyes. KOAM's Micheal Hayslip sits down with Dr. Ronald Seglie from Via Christi Mercy to talk about ways to treat and prevent allergies.

Medday Thursday: Ft. Scott ER Grand Opening

Ascension Via Christi prepares to cut the ribbon on its new emergency department in Fort Scott. KOAM's Michael Hayslip talks with Via Christi Pittsburg CEO Randy Cason to find out what services are offered and what this expansion means for the community of Fort Scott.